Yahtzee tells it like it is.

Recommended reading today is a column from the Escapist where Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw, best known for his acerbic game reviews in Zero Punctuation, has some interesting things to say about drama and action sequences. I agree wholeheartedly with his take – far more so for films than for games, but then I run into the […]

I have a new hero!

John Vandenbrooks of Arizona U, you are the hyperoxygenated wind beneath my enormous wings. As you all know, way back in the Carboniferous the dragonflies, and various other insects, were enormous, as the fossil record records. The assumption has been for a long time that the atmosphere back then was more highly oxygenated, and therefore […]

Dates for the Diary – brief reminder

Don’t forget I, witha lot of other remarkable people, am at Derby Quad this Saturday for Other Worlds . Also the Leeds SFF thing next year that I mentioned has now called itself ConJour, and other guests include Mike Carey, Kate Griffin, Mark Charan Newton, Justina Robson, Adrian Tchaikovsky and Freda Warrington. Yes, yes, I […]